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collaborative | individualized | supportive

As Canada’s first private eating disorder treatment centre, Westwind has helped individuals heal from eating disorders since opening its doors in 1998. Whether you're from Canada, the U.S. or from across the ocean, Westwind is a supportive place to begin your recovery journey. Our clients value our unique treatment approach.  

We treat the full spectrum of eating disorders including anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, ARFID, OSFED, orthorexia, and disordered eating. Not everyone’s experience with disordered eating fits a diagnosis, and you don’t require a diagnosis to participate in our programs.  If your experiences with food preoccupation or a self critical body image are negatively impacting your quality of life, the support at Westwind is for you. 


  • comfortable home-like experience

  • nurturing recovery-focused environment

  • multi-disciplinary team of specialized and experienced clinicians 

  • therapy addresses co-occurring struggles

  • flexible duration of treatment

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  • evidence based treatment model 

  • autonomy and independence in recovery

  • collaborative and individualized goal setting

  • treatment addresses the factors maintaining the eating disorder

  • private bedrooms



  • HAES informed non-diet approach for all clients

  • vegetarians and vegans welcome

  • collaborative and individualized meal planning

  • develop food freedom with variety, flexibility, taste and likes, and hunger and fullness cues

  • develop trust and acceptance with your body​

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  • we welcome clients from all over the world

  • available for all disordered eating and eating disorder struggles

  • streamlined and quick admission process, connect with us to learn more​

“I have been 100% free of anorexia and bulimia for the past 8 years, and no doubt, will be free from them for the rest of my life.  I entered your centre as a self-loathing girl, sure of her ugliness and stupidity . . . the centre showed me that I had a whole life waiting for me, a life without self-hatred and self-destruction.  A life with promise and hope.”

Westwind Counselling is unique and unlike any other counselling centre.  We specialize in the treatment of eating disorders through our residential recovery centre, our recovery programs, and our in-person counselling services. People from around the world have found hope and healing with Westwind.  


Westwind is collaborative, individualized and supportive.  Our programs are delivered by our professional and experienced care team.  Treatment address physical, psychological, and emotional healing, to address all aspects of the eating disorder.  Our aim is to help our clients gain healing and a sense of empowerment, so they can have confidence maintaining recovery changes outside of the centre.


Westwind is committed to promoting mindful eating, body acceptance and emotional wellness to individuals around the world!

Recovery is possible!

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“The support I felt, and continue to feel, will always mean the world to me . . . for the first time in my life, I feel strength, confidence, and enormous pride in myself, and have a new outlook on life.”

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